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BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
śakam. plural Name of a particular white-skinned tribe or race of people (in the legends which relate the contests between vasiṣṭha- and viśvāmitra- the śaka-s are fabled to have been produced by the Cow of vasiṣṭha-, from her sweat, for the destruction of viśvāmitra-'s army; in , they are mentioned together with the pauṇḍraka-s, oḍra-s, draviḍa-s, kāmboja-s, javana-s or yavana-s, pārada-s, pahlava-s, cīna-s, kirāta-s, darada-s, and khaśa-s, described by as degraded tribes of kṣatriya-s called after the districts in which they reside: according to the ,king sagara- attempted to rid his kingdom of these tribes, but did not succeed in destroying them all : they are sometimes regarded as the followers of śaka- or śāli-vāhana-, and are probably to be identified with the Tartars or Indo-Scythians [ Latin saca-]who overran India before the Aryans, and were conquered by the great vikramāditya- [q.v.]; they really seem to have been dominant in the north-west of India in the last century before and the first two centuries after the beginning of our era) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
     Wordnet Search "javanaḥ" has 4 results.
     

javanaḥ

pijavanaḥ   

ekaḥ paurāṇikaḥ rājā।

pijavanaḥ pāñcālasya rājā āsīt।

javanaḥ

javanaḥ   

ekaḥ anucaraḥ ।

javanasya ullekhaḥ mahābhārate vartate

javanaḥ

javanaḥ   

ekaḥ kṣupaḥ ।

javanasya ullekhaḥ kośe vartate

javanaḥ

pijavanaḥ   

ekaḥ puruṣaḥ ।

pijavanasya ullekhaḥ nirukte vartate









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